List of Christian denominations self identified as Christian and ordered by historical anddoctrinal relationships. This is not a complete list, but it aims to provide a wide overview of the diversity that exists among various denominations within Christianity, whose branchesare collectively known asChristendom.Some links may point to non-existent articles. There are approximately 300 brancheslisted here.Between denominations, theologians and comparative religionists, there are considerabledisagreements about which groups can be properly called Christian. For the purpose of simplicity, this list is intended to reflect the self-understanding of each denomination.
Catholic churches accepting the primacy of the Roman Pontiff